Football Recruiting

Syracuse football recruiting: 2017 running back Allen Stritzinger becomes 7th commit in 9 days

Class of 2017 running back Allen Stritzinger verbally committed to Syracuse on Sunday evening, he announced via Twitter.

Stritzinger is the seventh player to commit to SU in the last nine days. He is ranked with three stars by Scout, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com’s composite rankings.

The De La Salle Collegiate (Michigan) High School product plays both running back and cornerback, but has been recruited to play running back for the Orange and his primary recruiter was running backs coach Mike Hart, per Scout.

The 6-foot, 183-pound Stritzinger chose Syracuse over offers from Michigan and Cincinnati among others. He also had offers from Western Michigan, Hart’s former school, and Bowling Green, where much of SU’s new coaching staff previously coached.

Stritzinger is the first running back commit in Syracuse’s 2017 class.

Track the rest of the class, here.

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